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Straight shooting

You've heard it from your father: stand up straight; stop slouching! It's great advice for golfers, too. Good posture allows for balance, the foundation of every good swing.

Tuesday, 22 May, 2012, 12:00am

Sun shines on private market

The average price of private property will increase from S$471 per sqft (HK$2,432) to S$680 per sqft, while supply will drop from the present 17,600 new units a year to 12,000 units, according to an August PropNex report.

It added that the market price could continue to climb another 44 per cent over the next 12 months.

28 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Core blimey

One area of the body many people focus on when working out - maybe even obsess about - is the so-called core. There's good reason for this. An under-developed core could be why you're not living up to your athletic potential. Or worse, why that nagging lower back injury won't go away.

17 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Lesson in political development

I am delighted that the leader headlined 'Core issues overlooked in debate on reform' (December 4) focused on these issues in our constitutional development.

8 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Resistance bands

Resistance bands have been around since the 1960s, but were mainly used in rehabilitation. But they are becoming popular with athletes looking to gain a competitive edge and those looking for alternative workouts.

2 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

What the broker said...

Growth Enterprise Market-listed SIIC Medical Science and Technology

(SIIC MedTech), a manufacturer of modern Chinese medicine and bio-pharmaceutical products, experienced a strong year last year.

For the nine months to September 30, 2001, net profit and earnings per share surged fourfold.

1 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Core Pacific reveals park plan

Taiwan's Core Pacific Construction said yesterday it has invested US$12 million in an entertainment park being built in the mainland's southern city of Hangzhou. The mainland government is offering land, while Core Pacific is contributing the money and management. Core Pacific managing director Steven Shen said: 'It's a pretty good deal. It gives us 36 years of management rights.

21 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Hsin Chong in $201m deal

HSIN Chong Construction has been awarded a $201.7 million contract to construct buildings for the new Government dockyard at Stonecutters Island.

The contract is part of the Airport Core Programme and includes the construction of main office, workshop, launch crew and stores buildings.

16 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Project moves ahead despite tensions

PROGRESS is continuing on the Airport Core Programme despite uncertainties raised by the Sino-British row.

But delays and costs are also continuing to mount as the two sides fail to agree.

29 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

French win tunnel contract

AN $856 million contract for the construction of the Cheung Ching Tunnel on Tsing Yi Island was yesterday awarded to French contractors Dragages Et Travaux Publics.

Seven groups had prequalified to compete for the tunnel and associated roadworks contract, the first of three contracts for Route Three of the Airport Core Programme.

27 Feb 1993 - 12:00am